Permit Self Service

  • Effective March 26, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, virtual inspections will be the only building-related inspections available until further notice. Find out more.
Please note: We have completed a system upgrade and have a new link to online permitting. Please update your bookmarks. 

What can you do online?

  • Check the status of building permits and plan reviews
  • Pay permit fees
  • Schedule building/trade inspections
  • Verify the status of inspections          
Please Note:  
  • Requests for fire permit inspections and plans must be obtained directly from the Fire Marshal's Office at 703-257-8458.
  • Online permit applications are not available at this time.
Before you get started, please follow these steps:

Number 1  Register for your online access. Please note that it will take up to 48 hours to validate your account. 

Number 2  After you receive your validation confirmation, we would be happy to meet with you and teach you about the new system. Call 703-257-8278 or email to schedule an appointment.

  online permits

Please Contact us at: with questions or comments.